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Life expectancy in relation to cardiovascular risk factors: 38 year follow-up of 19 000 men in the Whitehall study

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Objective: To assess life expectancy in relation to cardiovascular risk factors recorded in middle age. Design: Prospective cohort study. Setting: Men employed in the civil service in London, England. Participants: 18 863 men examined at entry in 1967-70 and followed for 38 years, of whom 13 501 died and 4811 were re-examined in 1997. Main outcome measures: Life expectancy estimated in relation to fifths and dichotomous categories of risk factors (smoking, "low" or "high" blood pressure (≥140...

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10.1136/bmj.b3513

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Journal:
BMJ (Online)
Volume:
339
Issue:
7725
Pages:
848-848
Publication date:
2009-10-10
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EISSN:
1756-1833
Source identifiers:
91018
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:91018
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uuid:3d114639-0b04-46ef-8855-10c305b1b95e
Local pid:
pubs:91018
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2012-12-19

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